Dominique Chanet is software architect at Technicolor Connected Home. For the past four years, he has been working on the design of various iterations of a publish-subscribe communication middleware targeted at Internet of Things use cases. Before that, he participated in the development of the DLNA stack that ships with Technicolor's home gateway products. Dominique holds a PhD in Computer Science from Ghent University in Belgium. The subject of his doctoral research was the application of link-time optimization techniques for the reduction of the memory footprint of operating system kernels in embedded systems.